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Location of Cacheu in Guinea-Bissau

Cacheu is a town in north western Guinea-Bissau, lying on the Cacheu River. Formerly an important ferry port, ferries no longer sail to São Domingos. Roads in the town are paved with oil palm kernels, while notable buildings include a sixteenth century fort, dating from the period when Cacheu was a centre for the Portuguese slave trade. Image File history File links GW-Cacheu. ... The Farim is a river of Guinea-Bissau also known as the Cacheu along its lower length. ... Species Elaeis guineensis Elaeis oleifera The oil palms (Elaeis) coomprise two species of the Arecaceae, or palm family. ... A ripe red jalapeno cut open to show the seeds For other uses, see Seed (disambiguation). ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... Fortifications (Latin fortis, strong, and facere, to make) are military constructions designed for defensive warfare. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Other attractions in the town include the Tarafes de Cacheu Natural Park mangrove swamp and a regular market. Above and below water view at the edge of the mangal. ... A market is, as defined in economics, a social arrangement that allows buyers and sellers to discover information and carry out a voluntary exchange. ...

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Wie wir erfahren, müssen wir über Sao Vincente, wo sich eben solch eine Fähre befindet, über Bula und Canchungo nach Cacheu.
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Januar 2005): Bissau 388.028 Einwohner, Bafatá 22.521 Einwohner, Gabú 14.430 Einwohner, Bissorã 12.688, Bolama 10.769 Einwohner und Cacheu 10.490 Einwohner.
In den Städten Bissau, Buba, Cacheu und Farim existiert ein Hafen.
Obwohl die offizielle Landessprache Portugiesisch ist und Schulunterricht ausschließlich darin stattfindet, beherrschen es nur wenige Einwohner gut.
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